News & Events

USMI Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order on Housing Affordability

June 27, 2019

WASHINGTON — Lindsey Johnson, President of U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), today issued the following statement on President Trump’s Executive Order on Establishing a White House Council on Eliminating Regulatory Barriers to Affordable Housing: “We welcome the Trump Administration’s executive order … Continued

USMI Roundup: New Developments in Housing Finance

June 21, 2019

Washington is buzzing with activity on the housing finance front, both in market developments and policy discussions as FHFA Director Calabria continues to outline his plans for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (“the GSEs”).  Also, June is National Homeownership Month! … Continued

Data confirms buyers don’t need to wait decades to save up to buy a home

June 20, 2019

By Brad Shuster June is National Homeownership Month, and this year we celebrate amidst a national conversation about how best to reform the U.S. housing finance system to sustain and grow homeownership in a safe and affordable way. This should … Continued

New Report: Saving 20 Percent to Buy a Home Takes 20 Years on Average; Over 1 Million Avoided the Wait in 2018 by Using Private Mortgage Insurance

June 5, 2019

Texas, Florida, California, Illinois, and Ohio Round Out the Top Five States for Low Down Payment Mortgage Lending WASHINGTON, June 5, 2019 — U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), the association representing the nation’s leading private mortgage insurance (MI) companies, today released … Continued

USMI President Lindsey Johnson on Summit Consulting’s “Complexity Simplified” Podcast

April 17, 2019

In this episode of Complexity Simplified, Summit Director Frank Vetrano sits down with USMI President Lindsey Johnson to discuss why the mortgage insurance industry has become major issuers of credit risk transfer (CRT) bonds. Listen to the full episode here.

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